80s Hair Band Trivia

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80s Hair Band Trivia - Quiz

Back when we liked our men to wear AquaNet, spandex and full on makeup.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What year did Janie Lane die?

    • A.

      1986

    • B.

      2015

    • C.

      1996

    • D.

      2011

    Correct Answer
    D. 2011
    Explanation
    Reportedly from alcohol poisoning.

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  • 2. 

    Which politically active lead singer of Damn Yankees shot an arrow at a cardboard cut-out of  Saddam Hussein during the first Gulf War?

    • A.

      Vince Neil

    • B.

      Ted Nugent

    • C.

      Sebastion Bach

    • D.

      Brett Michaels

    Correct Answer
    B. Ted Nugent
    Explanation
    I was able to witness this first hand during the Bad Company/Damn Yankees concert.

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  • 3. 

    ________ was the lead singer for Van Halen after the David Lee Roth and Hagar eras?  Bonus is you can name his former band.  ________ was his former band. 

    Correct Answer
    Gary Cherone
    Extreme
    Explanation
    Gary Cherone took the reigns from 1996-1999. His former band was Extreme

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  • 4. 

    The members Pete Loran, Steve Brown, Mark "Gus" Scott and PJ Farley make up what obscure 80's rock band?

    • A.

      Trixter

    • B.

      Twisted Sister

    • C.

      LA Guns

    • D.

      Ratt

    Correct Answer
    A. Trixter
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Trixter. Trixter was an obscure 80's rock band consisting of members Pete Loran, Steve Brown, Mark "Gus" Scott, and PJ Farley.

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  • 5. 

    "Ricky was a young boy. He had a heart of stone. Lived nine to five and worked his fingers to the bone." Are the lyrics to which song. 

    • A.

      Round and Round

    • B.

      I Remember You

    • C.

      Kickstart My Heart

    • D.

      18 and Life

    Correct Answer
    D. 18 and Life
    Explanation
    The lyrics "Ricky was a young boy. He had a heart of stone. Lived nine to five and worked his fingers to the bone" are from the song "18 and Life".

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  • 6. 

    Which video has the infamous Tawny Kitaen performing vehicular gymnastics?

    • A.

      Youth Gone Wild

    • B.

      Here I Go Again

    • C.

      Don't Know What you Got

    • D.

      Is this Love

    Correct Answer
    B. Here I Go Again
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Here I Go Again" because this is the video where Tawny Kitaen is famously seen performing vehicular gymnastics.

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  • 7. 

    CC DeVille was the lead guitarist for which band?

    • A.

      Faster Pussycat

    • B.

      Cinderella

    • C.

      Slaughter

    • D.

      Poison

    Correct Answer
    D. Poison
    Explanation
    CC DeVille was the lead guitarist for the band Poison. Poison is an American rock band that gained popularity in the 1980s and 1990s. CC DeVille joined the band in 1985 and played a significant role in their success. He contributed to their hit songs like "Talk Dirty to Me" and "Every Rose Has Its Thorn." Poison is known for their glam metal sound and energetic performances, and CC DeVille's guitar skills were a crucial part of their signature sound.

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  • 8. 

    What famous rocker did Heather Locklear marry in 1994?

    • A.

      Richie Sambora

    • B.

      Nikki Sixx

    • C.

      Bret Michaels

    • D.

      Tommy Lee

    Correct Answer
    A. Richie Sambora
    Explanation
    In 1994, Heather Locklear married Richie Sambora, who is a famous rocker.

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  • 9. 

    "________ used to work on the docks, union's been on strike He's down on his luck, it's tough, so tough ________ works the diner all day working for her man She brings home her pay, for love, for love"  

    Correct Answer
    Tommy
    Gina
    Explanation
    I know you are busting out the lyrics at the top of your lungs!

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  • 10. 

    Dave Mustaine the lead singer of Megadeth was infamously kicked out of which band?

    • A.

      Bon Jovi

    • B.

      Guns N' Roses

    • C.

      Skid Row

    • D.

      Metallica

    Correct Answer
    D. Metallica
    Explanation
    Dave Mustaine was famously kicked out of Metallica. He was one of the founding members of the band but was dismissed due to his excessive drug and alcohol abuse, as well as his clashes with other band members. After his departure, Mustaine went on to form Megadeth, where he achieved great success as the lead singer and guitarist.

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